Teaching with Chromebooks is a practical workshop that will help you unlock the potential of Chromebooks and web-based tools in your classroom. Are you using your Chromebooks to their full potential? This workshop will help you use them for more than just math games and Google Docs. You will learn useful Chromebook tips and implement strategies which will help you design better lessons and work more efficiently.
Participants in this workshop will discover:
Core features of your Chromebook.
Practical and creative ways to teach with Chromebooks.
Settings that will make your life easier and help you stay organized.
Simple and effective classroom management solutions.
Why Chromebooks, Drive, and Classroom are the perfect combination for teachers.
The best apps and extensions for various subject areas.
How to use Chromebooks to support students with special needs.
Locked quiz mode for Chromebooks.
Joe Cipfl is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center (LTC), an Illinois State Board of Education program that delivers technology and educational services to all K-12 school districts in the state. He facilitates professional learning events regionally; provides consultation and support to school districts related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure; and develops instructional materials for educators throughout the southern Illinois region and the state.
Joe is a veteran educator in both K-12 and higher education in the areas of science and technology and is a frequent presenter on instructional and educational technology. He is a certified teacher, a certified school administrator, and certified Google Educator. Before his role as Regional Coordinator, Joe was a science/technology teacher, university instructor, and building-level technology coordinator.